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Bill Gates, Office for Android, Outlook Upgrade: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  1/31/2015
This week, we analyze Microsoft's earnings call, question Windows 10, listen to Bill Gates, and glimpse at Outlook for iOS and Android.
Social Media Betrays Your Credit Card Activity: Study
News  |  1/31/2015
Using time and location data culled from social media posts or other sources, researchers say they can identify your purchases from amongst anonymized transaction data.
Amazon's Cloud Business: New Openness, Products, Competition In 2015
News  |  1/30/2015
Amazon will reveal its cloud computing service revenue for the first time later this year, bringing new insights while cloud competition sharpens.
5 Critical Cloud Security Practices
Commentary  |  1/29/2015
CloudPassage CTO Amrit Williams details five steps to achieve a level of cloud security that goes beyond mere compliance.
Amazon WorkMail: A Challenger To Google
News  |  1/28/2015
Amazon Web Services may go head-to-head with Google when it launches WorkMail in the second quarter, but it wants to be BFFs with enterprise IT.
VMware: Cloud Management, Virtual Networking Paid Off In 2014
News  |  1/28/2015
VMware predicts better than 10% growth in 2015 as subscriptions become a larger part its revenue.
Apple iPhones Drive Record Earnings
News  |  1/27/2015
About 74.5 million people bought iPhones during the last three months of 2014.
FTC Seeks Internet Of Things Rules
News  |  1/27/2015
More responsible business practices and new laws are needed to make the Internet of Things viable, the FTC says.
Molina Healthcare Looks To Hyper-Converged Infrastructure
News  |  1/27/2015
The Fortune 500 company expects operating savings from this private cloud strategy, using Nutanix appliances.
Google OKs Docker Container Registry Service
News  |  1/27/2015
Google adds Docker container registry and encryption service to keep customers' containerized workloads private and secure.
5 Cloud Contract Traps To Avoid
Slideshows  |  1/27/2015
A cloud contract is just that, a contract. As such, it carries with it all of the normal pitfalls of a contractual relationship -- and a few specialized ones. Here's how to identify and avoid the risks.
BlackBerry CEO: Net Neutrality For Mobile Apps
Commentary  |  1/22/2015
CEO John Chen is asking legislators to expand the definition of net neutrality to ensure an open mobile app ecosystem. Irony, anyone?
Cloud SLAs: Improvements Still Needed
Commentary  |  1/22/2015
There's been a slight improvement in cloud SLAs as leading service providers like HP, Amazon, and Google guarantee 99.95% uptime by the month, not year. But performance issues remain.
10 Cloud Analytics & BI Platforms For Business
Slideshows  |  1/22/2015
With apps and data headed into the cloud, analytics and business intelligence can't be far behind. Here are 10 options, ranging from simple data-visualization tools to complete cloud suites.
Cloud Storage Devices: 6 Worth Your Money
Slideshows  |  1/21/2015
Personal storage clouds are changing the way we store data from photographs to sensitive information. Here are six options for employees and workgroups.
VMware Offers 'One-Button' Disaster Recovery In Cloud
News  |  1/20/2015
VMware has added disaster recovery to its public cloud environment that makes use of existing, on-premises vSphere software and capabilities.
Password Fail: Are Your Workers Using 123456?
News  |  1/20/2015
The 25 worst passwords of 2014 demonstrate once again that people just can't be bothered to take responsibility for their online security.
Integration Moves Into The Cloud In 2015
Commentary  |  1/19/2015
If development is moving into the cloud, application integration should soon follow, argues George Gallegos, CEO of Jitterbit.
FreeBSD Gains Ground With Small Cloud Providers
News  |  1/19/2015
Can this 30-year-old version of Unix help DigitalOcean and other cloud startups compete with the likes of Amazon?
Fiber Mountain Sees Redesigned Data Center Nets
News  |  1/16/2015
Fiber Mountain's goal is to make data center networks more scalable with fiber and photonic switches, creating "the programmable light path."
Verizon Wireless Customers Face 'Zombie Cookies'
News  |  1/15/2015
Cookie files placed on the phones of Verizon Wireless customers by the ad company Turn return to life even after they've been deleted.
Microsoft Trails Amazon, Google In Cloud Reliability
News  |  1/15/2015
CloudHarmony's benchmarking report on cloud service reliability shows Amazon shines in compute, Google in storage.
Gartner Gives Thumbs Up To Docker Security
News  |  1/14/2015
Docker containers isolate resources similar to Linux or virtual machine hypervisors, but fall short with management and administration, Gartner analyst says.
Apple Is Not Charlie
Commentary  |  1/14/2015
Apple seems blind to the irony of selling an app that supports free speech when it does not do the same.
Amazon Trumps Microsoft With C4 Virtual Servers
News  |  1/13/2015
Amazon outstrips Microsoft's new Azure offering with launch of C4 Xlarge, a 36-virtual-CPU server instance.
Google Launches Cloud Application Performance Tool
News  |  1/13/2015
Google Cloud Trace will help developers identify where the slowest user interactions are occurring with an application running on App Engine.
Microsoft Protests Bug Disclosure By Google
News  |  1/12/2015
After Google discloses Win 8.1 vulnerability two days prior to planned patch, Microsoft argues in favor of vulnerability publication schedules.
Verizon Cloud Outage Draws Overblown Angst
Commentary  |  1/12/2015
Verizon Cloud's planned 40-hour outage set off outraged critics, but long-term implications will make the cloud service more stable and more competitive.
CES 2015: 11 Peeks Into The Future
Slideshows  |  1/10/2015
Motorized skates, 3D-printed food, e-socks: The future, whether we need it or not, is here.
University Of Phoenix Finds Payoff In Private Cloud
News  |  1/9/2015
Apollo Education Group implements vCloud classroom system to help track and analyze student data to improve academic outcome.
Microsoft Matches Amazon With Cloud Crypto Key Storage
News  |  1/9/2015
Microsoft's Azure cloud adds encryption key storage service, Docker Linux containers, and other features to better compete with Amazon.
Google Experiments With New Spectrum Opportunities
News  |  1/8/2015
Google's research on Citizen Broadband Service Radios could change the competitive landscape for Internet service providers.
CES 2015: Internet Of Things Not All Shiny
News  |  1/6/2015
As CES 2015 gets underway, the Internet of Things takes center stage. Or should we say the Internet of Monitoring?


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